TAC Meeting

September 29, 2016
09:30 AM
ERCOT Austin Room 206
7620 Metro Center Dr.
Austin, TX 78744
Teleconference: 877-668-4493
Meeting number: 626 357 849
Meeting password: TAC



Antitrust Admonition


A. Brandt

9:30 a.m.


Approval of TAC Meeting Minutes (Vote)

  • August 25, 2016

A. Brandt

9:35 a.m.


TAC/ TAC Subcommittee Structural and Procedural Review (Possible Vote)

  • Alignment of TAC Goals and Approved Revision Requests
  • Proposed Revision Request Process Changes
    • Origination of Revision Requests at Voting Bodies
    • Treatment of NPRRs and associated Guide Revision Requests
  • Incorporation of Other Binding Documents into Protocols/Guides
  • Working Group/Task Force Review

A. Brandt

9:40 a.m.


Protocol Revision Subcommittee Report

  • Revision Requests for Consideration (Vote):
    • NPRR755, Data Agent-Only QSE Registration
    • NPRR769, Alignment with VCMRR013, Clarifications to Verifiable Cost Appeals Process
    • NPRR775, Enhanced Implementation of Limits for Fast Responding Regulation Service
    • NPRR789, Publish All Mid-Term Load Forecast Results
    • NPRR788, RMR Study Modifications – URGENT
    • NPRR793, Clarifications to RMR RUC Commitment and Other RMR Cleanup – URGENT
    • NPRR795, Provisions for Refunds of Capital Contributions Made in Connection with an RMR Agreement – URGENT

A. Frazier

10:20 a.m.


Revision Request Previously Tabled by TAC (Possible Vote)

  • NOGRR159, Alignment with NPRR779, Clarifies References to Texas Reliability Entity and Independent Market Monitor
  • NPRR781, Updates to Nodal Protocol Section 18, Load Profiling, to Align with Current Market Processes
  • NPRR773, Broadening Scope of Acceptable Letter of Credit Issuers
  • VCMRR013, Clarifications to Verifiable Cost Appeals Process
  • RMGRR139, Alignment with NPRR778, Modifications to Date Change and Cancellation Evaluation Window
  • Appeal of NOGRR149, Revision to Definition of Transmission Operator

A. Brandt

11:00 a.m.


Reliability and Operations Subcommittee Report (Vote)

  • NOGRR154, Alignment with NPRR755 and Requirements for ERCOT WAN Installation and Exchange of Resource-Specific XML Data

A. Bern

11:20 a.m.


Wholesale Market Subcommittee Report

J. Carpenter

11:40 p.m.





Commercial Operations Subcommittee Report (Vote)

  • LPGRR057, Alignment with NPRR781, Updates to Nodal Protocol Section 18, Load Profiling, to Align with Current Market Processes

M. Trenary

1:00 p.m.


Retail Market Subcommittee Report

K. Scott

1:20 p.m.


ERCOT Operations, Planning, and IT Report

  • 2016 UFLS Survey Results
  • TNMP Line 69H Rebuild and Conversion Project (Possible Vote)
  • AEPSC and Oncor Barilla Junction Improvements Project (Possible Vote)
  • MRA RFP Update

G. Lowrie

G. Gnanam

C. Mele

1:40 p.m.


Other Business

A. Brandt

2:50 p.m.




3:00 p.m.

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